Owned by 186 member countries and consistently rated AAA/Aaa. IFC aims to achieve our mission of promoting development by providing debt and equity to the private sector, through a range of benchmark and bespoke products.
Amid intertwined crises, the World Bank is evolving to take bolder steps toward ending poverty on a livable planet. The International Development Association (IDA) is critical to achieving that mission. Working with partners around the world and stretching every dollar, IDA is working to deliver solutions at scale and ensure no one is left behind.
The health, productivity and resilience of the world’s oceans and water resources are critical to global sustainable development. The blue economy is expected to double to US$3 trillion by 2030, creating 40 million jobs and making the blue economy the eighth largest economy in the world, with an asset value estimated at US$24 trillion.
With climate disasters and interlinked crises such as conflict, hunger, rising debt and inequality impacting the lives of millions of people around the globa, the need for scalable, proven solutions to tackle these problems is urgent. This collection of climate stories takes a closer look at some of these issues.
A strong and engaged private sector is indispensible to ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. That's where IFC comes in - we have more than 60 years experience in unlocking private investment, creating markets and opportunities where they are needed most.
IFC’s impact spans more than 100 nations. We empower entrepreneurs all over the world, turning bold ideas into engines of inclusive growth creating millions of jobs, uplifting lives, and transforming communities.